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Series 53 – Municipal Securities Principal Exam

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The Series 53 exam—the Municipal Securities Principal Qualification Examination (MP)—is a Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) exam. 

The exam consists of 100 scored questions. Candidates are given three hours to complete the exam. The passing score is 70%.

For additional information on this exam, including the content outline, please visit MSRB Professional Qualification.